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Episode 2

Katie Derham with music from the BBC Philharmonic. Mozart: Symphony No 39. Dvorak: Symphony No 8. HK Gruber: Zeitstimmung. Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture.

Katie Derham continues a week of performances by the BBC Philharmonic. Today's programme includes a performance of Dvorak's Eighth Symphony conducted by Gunter Herbig, recorded in Kendal, and HK Gruber's Zeitstimmung conducted by James Macmillan. Plus another Shakespeare-inspired piece: Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture.

Mozart: Symphony No 39 in E flat major K.543
BBC Philharmonic
Duncan Ward, condutor

Dvorak: Symphony No 8 in G major Op.88
BBC Philharmonic
Gunther Herbig, conductor

HK Gruber: Zeitstimmung
HK Gruber (speaker)
BBC Philharmonic
James MacMillan, conductor

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet, fantasy-overture
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Gernon, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 39 in E flat major, K. 543

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Duncan Ward.

    Recorded 5 February 2016 at Victoria Hall, Hanley

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Norwegian Moods

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: HK Gruber.

    Recorded 17 February 2016 at MediaCityUK, Salford

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op. 88

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Günther Herbig.

    Recorded 22 January 2011 at Westmorland Hall, Kendal

  • HK Gruber


    Performer: HK Gruber. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir James MacMillan.

    Recorded 21 October 2009 at New Broadcasting House, Manchester

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Romeo & Juliet - a fantasy overture

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ben Gernon.

    Recorded 2 October 2015 at Victoria Hall, Hanley

  • Édouard Lalo

    Le roi d'Ys (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Philharmonic